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Rewilding the Silvermine Wetlands – Locals drive Conservation.

By |2020-09-26T14:48:53+00:00September 26th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Celebrating Sustainability|Tags: , , , , |

This is the story of how the lower Silvermine Wetlands came to be. Like most stories with a positive ending, many people and a good number of years were involved. And still are!  Some of the key initiating conservationists have subsequently died. Their legacy lives on for the rest of us to enjoy. Lest their names [...]

Earth Day during Covid 19 – from pandemic to paradigm shift!

By |2020-04-28T10:17:48+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog, Celebrating Sustainability, Earth Cool Consumer|Tags: , , |

Like a tsunami that recontours natural and man-made landscapes, the Covid 19 pandemic is awakening us from the distraction of our hamster wheel consumer economy to our forgotten awareness of what is really important, and what is terribly wrong. Once the waters have receded will we rebuild as before?  On Earth Day 2020 can we use [...]

Is Climate Change a vehicle to transform to a better society?

By |2020-02-19T10:59:28+00:00February 18th, 2020|Categories: Blog, Celebrating Sustainability|Tags: , , , , |

Climate Activists and Extinction Rebellion are refusing to be part of a system that is anti-life.  In the words of Charles Eisenstein:  “The climate emergency (Climate Change) gives form to an intuitive, inarticulate alienation from the project of civilization.  It offers a focal point to identify the source of wrongness. It channels onto one thing the [...]